A*lose" (#), v. t. [OE. aloser.]

To praise.



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A"lose (#), n. [F., fr. L. alosa or alausa.] Zool.

The European shad (Clupea alosa); -- called also allice shad or allis shad. The name is sometimes applied to the American shad (Clupea sapidissima). See Shad.


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